Management Sciences for Health State Coordinator Jobs in Nigeria | Abia State and Niger State

Management Sciences for Health State Coordinator Jobs in Nigeria | Abia State and Niger State

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is recruiting in Abia State and Niger State for the position of State Coordinator. There two (2) vacancies are available for State Coordinator position.

The RAcE 2015 project seeks to contribute to the reduction of childhood mortality in Nigeria through increasing access to quality integrated community case management (iCCM) of childhood diseases in Abia and Niger states.

Primary Responsibilities
MSH is looking for state coordinators (one each for Abia and Niger states) of its integrated community case management of malaria project to support the State Ministry of Health in Abia and Niger states and a team in each of those states to pilot the iCCM in Nigeria. This will be done in close coordination with WHO, the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH), and the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA).  This includes supporting the state assessments of the status of iCCM, planning and coordinating capacity building workshops for community health workers in each state and monitoring implementation plans. Working under the direct supervision of the MSH Country Representative, the state coordinators will also assist with donor reporting and liaising with stakeholders.

  1. Candidate Degree in medicine, with post graduate degree in pediatrics, epidemiology or public health
  2. At least three years work experience with health and development organizations.
  3. Knowledge and working experience with the Ministry of Health at state, LGA and community levels.
  4. Knowledge in public health problems, in M&E methods and tools, knowledge of malaria, pneumonia and diarrheal diseases and childhood Diseases;
  5. Technical competence in Malaria and childhood diseases with skills in developing implementation plans.
  6. Strong interpersonal, facilitation and communication skills and team working
  7. Ability to think logically and solve problems, ability to pay attention to detail and bring tasks to completion, and ability to work collaboratively.
  8. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  9. Proven ability to anticipate length and difficulty of task assignments, set project objectives, work on multiple tasks at once, anticipate problems and evaluate results.
  10. Computer literacy in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Please note that this is a potential opening dependent upon funding.

The application will close on 21st June, 2013. Interested candidate should visit on the following links to apply online.

Job ID
No. of Position
To apply
State Coordinator
State Coordinator
Abia State

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